The Strategic Effectiveness on Implementation of Solid Waste Management at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

  • Haliza Ahmad Suhaimi Politeknik Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
  • Fadhilah Mohd Nor Politeknik Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
  • Syamer Mohd Nasir Politeknik Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah

Abstract

Waste management can be defined as the application of techniques to assure a systematic execution of the numerous functions of collection, transport, processing, treatment, and disposal of waste. The effectiveness of solid waste management depends on the organization’s strategic capabilities.  The purpose of this study is to investigate factors that influence the strategic effectiveness of solid waste management at the International Airport located in state of Selangor involving Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) to improve solid waste management. The researcher choose a qualitative and quantitative approach or mixed method in this research is an abductive approach used to achieve goal in this study. The findings that researchers have learned are wastivity, waste management technologies, economic investment, execution of waste management, research and development, governmental directives, awareness and environmental pollution are the factors affecting effectiveness of strategic solid waste management. This study may indirectly reflect the current practices on how KLIA and KLIA 2 management handling the waste management and determining the key factor of success in solid waste management strategic during the implementation period. The result of this study can help to improve the lack of strategic management aspect in solid waste management and assist the company towards continuous improvement to achieve sustainable waste management.

Published
2019-11-26
How to Cite
AHMAD SUHAIMI, Haliza; MOHD NOR, Fadhilah; MOHD NASIR, Syamer. The Strategic Effectiveness on Implementation of Solid Waste Management at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Politeknik & Kolej Komuniti Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 76-84, nov. 2019. ISSN 0128-2875. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/PMJSSH/article/view/7320>. Date accessed: 26 july 2024.